EOD June 2011 Classes, Seminars, Workshops

Below you will find the June offerings of classes, seminars and training available - details and registration information at:  EOD Training Catalog:  https://www.fin.ucar.edu/hrisConnect/employee.

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INDESIGN CS5 LEVEL 2 (2 day class) June 01, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer Participants will learn to deploy advanced Adobe InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of documents.  

CANCELED: HIRE TRAINING FOR SUPERVISORS June 01, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG1-2126 Facilitator: Nancy Wade, Human Resources Required for all hiring supervisors. Learn UCAR's Staffing Process; Employment Laws, Policies and Procedures; OpenHire System: Creating a Requisition and Reviewing Resumes; HR Baseline Screening of Applicants; Selecting the Successful Candidate; Determining Salary; Completing Interview Documentation Forms; Making the Offer; and Orienting Your New Employee.

WORKPLACE HARASSMENT SEMINAR June 02, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1001 Facilitator: Chuck Passaglia Overview of the rights of employees to be free from all forms of unlawful harassment in the workplace. Particular emphasis on legal implications and UCAR policies in the areas of sexual harassment, intimidation, bullying, workplace respect, conduct in the workplace, preventing and reporting any form of workplace harassment.  Mandatory for all employees.

CANCELED: PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL SKILLS/PROCCESS: Strategies & Resources for Supervisors June 2, 2011 9:00 am – 11:30 am; CG4-2020 Facilitator: Michelle Darveau, Human Resources Learn tools to manage and evaluate the performance of your employees. Topics include: Why we do performance appraisals; Understanding UCAR's appraisal process; What to measure; Communicating expectations; Setting measurable goals; legal considerations; Monitoring effectiveness; Managing poor performance; Documentation; Conducting Performance Evaluation Meetings; Coaching for improved performance and effective feedback; Resolving differences; Follow-up and action plans.

CSG 2011 SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES (5 days) June 06 – June 10, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; ML Vis Lab Facilitator: CISL Staff A series of mini-workshops designed to help you learn essential knowledge and skills to work with super computers.   Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of any programming language. Knowledge of C Programming and Fortran Programming languages helpful. For further details, contacts and specific session dates/times, visit the CSG Summer 2011 Training Calendar at: https://www2.cisl.ucar.edu/training/CSG_summer_2011.

EXCEL 2007 LEVEL 3 June 07, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn to automate common tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate and share Excel data with other applications. Streamlining Workflow: Create/Modify Macros, Conditional Formatting, Data Validation Criteria, Update Properties, Modify Default Settings; Collaborating with Others: Protect Files, Share Workbooks, Revision Tracking, Merging Workbooks, Digital Signatures, Restricting Access; Auditing Worksheets: Trace Cells, Troubleshooting Errors , Watch and Evaluate Formulas, Data List Outline; Analyzing Data: Trendlines, Scenarios, What-If Analysis, Statistical Analysis with Analysis ToolPak; Multiple Workbooks: Workspace, Consolidating, Link Cells in Different Workbooks, Edit Links; Importing/ Exporting Data; Web: Publishing, Import Data from the Web, Web Queries; Structuring XML Workbooks: XML Maps, Import/Export XML Data.

CANCELED: SUPERVISORY SKILLS: BEYOND THE BASICS & SITUATIONAL LEADERSHIP June 07, 2011 8:30 am – 12:00 pm; FL1-EOL Atrium Facilitator: Jennifer York Learn more skills, tools, strategies to be effective supervisors/managers. Ken Blanchard and Paul Hersey’s Situational Leadership Model-- leadership style in terms of the amount of direction, support and decision-making a leader gives. Analyze the needs of the situation and adopt the most appropriate leadership style: Directing, Coaching, Supporting, Delegating.

NCAR PROPOSAL PROCESS: Guidelines & Resources for NCAR Administrators & PI’s June 08, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1001 Facilitator: Valerie Koch Are responsible for developing, submitting, managing, tracking or reporting large or small NCAR proposals? If so, here is a valuable resource for you! In this session participants will review the NCAR proposal process; what are the expected roles and responsibilities around the proposal process; learn what important regulatory proposal guidelines must be followed, how to locate them and possible impacts if missed; how to locate valuable resources and helpful contacts to assist you. This session can also be brought to your project team or group for more in depth discussions.

CANCELED: ACCESS 2007 LEVEL 3 June 09, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn advanced features of Access 2007 to exchange data with other applications, automate business processes by using VBA code, and secure and share databases..

CPR CERTIFICATION (MERT & Field Campaign Staff Only) June 09, 2011 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; FL2-1003 Facilitator:  Mike Grosshans Review and practice basic CPR techniques and first aid skills and how to use them in real life emergency situations. UCAR’s MERT (Medical Emergency Response Team) members will also learn how to work on a team that provides emergency care until 911 Emergency Medical Services arrive. Certification is a full day course, Re-certification is a ½ day course.

Canceled: FLASH CS5 LEVEL 2 (2 day class) June 21 & 22, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn to plan, design, and develop complex projects using Adobe Flash. PLANNING A FLASH PROJECT: Understand Workflow, Translate Workflow Plans to Flash; DESIGNING A PROJECT: Initiate a Project, Create Design Patterns; MANAGING SYMBOLS: Use Movie Clips, Organize Movie Assets, Use Buttons; CREATING ADVANCED ANIMATIONS: Work with Inverse Kinematics, Add Motion to Animations, Apply 3-D Transformation, Apply Effects; ADDING AUDIO & CONTROLS; WORKING WITH ACTIONSCRIPT 3.0: Understand ActionScript, Add Interactivity Using ActionScript Elements, Use Dynamic Mask, Work with Components; PUBLISHING A MOVIE IN DIFFERENT FORMATS: Add Metadata to SWF Files, Ensure Accessibility, Create Multiple Outputs; EXTENDING FLASH: Understand JSF, and Adobe® Extension Manager CS4.

HOT OPERATIONS June 28, 2011 11:30 am – 12:30 pm; FL2-1002 Facilitator: Milenda Powers Learn to keep from burning down the shop and avoid having "arsonist" on your permanent record. Hot operations refer to work that involves open flames, torches and welding. The Safety policy and permit requirements for this work will be reviewed during this brief class.

HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS June 28, 2011 9:00 am – 10:30 am; FL2-1002 Facilitator: Milenda Powers Employees have the right to know about hazardous materials and how to protect themselves. Learn about the hazards of chemicals and how to use labels and Material Safety Data Sheets to protect against those hazards. Attending this class fulfills training requirements specified by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA).

LOCKOUT/TAGOUT June 28, 2011 1:30 pm-2:30 pm; FL2-1002 Facilitator: Milenda Powers Avoid electrocution of yourself and others by learning how to deactivate energy systems. Recognize dangers and hazards of stored energies. Control hazards by disconnecting and blocking the energy path and perform a lock out/ tag out operation. An audit of lock-out/tag-out skills is conducted yearly

Confined Space June 28, 2011 10:30 am – 11:30 am; FL2-1002 Facilitator: Milenda Powers The number one goal of working in a confined space is to get out safely! If you ever need to enter confined spaces, like a tank, pit or manhole, this course is for you. Discussions cover hazards that claim lives of workers around the country each year, as well as how following the UCAR confined space policy will prevent that from happening to us.

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Announcement Timing: 
Monday, June 20, 2011 to Saturday, June 25, 2011

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